Work–life balance/imbalance: the dominance of the middle class and the neglect of the working class

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Warren, Tracey;

The paper was stimulated by the question of class in work-life debates. The common conclusion from work-life studies is that work-life imbalance is largely a middle class problem. It is argued here that this assertion is a direct outcome of a particular and narrow inter... View more
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